What are circle contact lenses?
- Circle lens is a cosmetic contact lens that has larger coloring diameter than the normal iris eyes of a person, wearing a circle lens is effective to create a larger looking eye and give the appearance of clear, doll-like eyes.
- Circle lenses is very different from a normal contact lenses, the outer part of the circle lens has an extra dark color tint making the eye look bigger.
- The colour is made using a sandwiched technology (colour is being sandwiched in between the lenses, thus it would not come in contact with your eyeballs).
Circle lenses are available in both prescription and plano forms:
- Prescription color contacts correct your myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) or astigmatism, as well as enhancing or completely changing your eye color.
- Plano color contacts are worn purely for cosmetic purposes to change your eye color and have no lens power for vision correction.
Circle lens details
- Hyper to super large circle lens
- Diameters 14.00 mm to 16.2mm
- Water content of lenses- 35% to 55%
- Usage is 1 YEAR ( provided with thorough cleansing which is very important!)
- Certification: FDA, CE, ISO, KGMP, MHLW
Advantages of Circle Lenses
- Makes larger appearance of the eyes.
- The lens color blends to the natural color of the eye.
- Variety of styles and design, circle lens is available in different series.
- Very inexpensive - One pair of lenses can last you for one year with proper care. (This means you can stop wasting money on monthly or daily lens)
- Soft contact lens that is why it is comfortable to use, it easily conforms to the shape of the eye.
What is the difference between colored and circle lenses?
Both are available in a variety of colors and designs as cosmetic lenses, but regular colored lenses do not have a black ring around the outer edge of the iris. They are meant to change the color of your eyes. Circle lenses are means to make your eyes appear larger with their notable black ring.
Will wearing circle contact lenses affect my vision?
Circle contact lenses only change the color of your iris and will not affect your vision. The optical zone in the middle is transparent and it is large enough to provide clear vision.
Some wearers may experience blurring in their peripheral vision when wearing circle contact lenses for the first time.
This is normal for circle contact lenses and is due to changes in the amount of light that enters the eye. Your vision will improve after your eyes adapt to the changes. If your blurred vision persists or the lenses are causing discomfort, stop wearing them immediately and consult an optometrist.
How will I know which colors are best suited for me?
The circle lens color should match to the color of your eyes so that it will be very beautiful to look at, here are some things you should consider when choosing a right color of circle lens.
-IF you have hair, skin, and eyes that has natural blue-red undertone colors you should choose warm color lenses, a brown lens is a perfect choice.
-IF you have dark tone skin chose brighter colors.
-IF you are putting on make-up, chose a lens that will match your make-up.
-For people who have natural brown eyes you should chose a blue, violet, or green color circle lens.
Can I wear circle contact lenses if I have perfect eyesight?
If you have perfect eyesight (20/20), you can buy non-prescription lenses with power range P-0.00.
Do you offer lenses with prescription?
Prescription lenses are available and feature the same prescription power ranges as regular contact lenses. If you are short-sighted (myopic), you can choose some lenses with a power range of P-0.50 to P-10.00. You are strongly advised to visit an optometrist to obtain a precise contact lens prescription before ordering circle contact lenses.
Can I wear my circle contact lenses with glasses?
Yes. You can wear circle contact lenses with glasses as long as you buy lenses in the P-0.00 power range.
How do I take care of my circle contact lenses?
- Clean your lenses before and after wearing them. Before cleaning your lenses, make sure your hands are also clean. Place the lens in the palm of your hand and apply a few drops of multipurpose solution onto the lens. Rub the lens gently with your index finger against the palm for about 20 seconds on both faces.
- When storing lenses, always replace the multipurpose solution and clean the case so your lenses can soak in fresh, clean solution.
- Cleaning and rinsing are essential to remove mucus, secretions and deposits from the lenses that may have accumulated during use. Do this immediately after removing your lenses and prior to disinfection.
I feel uncomfortable while wearing the lenses. What should I do?
You should remove your lenses immediately if you experience any of the problems below:
- Itching, burning or stinging of the eye.
- If it feels like dirt, dust or other foreign object is in your eye.
- Excessive watering, unusual eye secretions or redness.
- If you experience blurred vision, or if you see rainbows or halos around objects. Dry eyes may occur if your lenses are worn continuously for prolonged periods.
- The lenses feel less comfortable than they did when they were first inserted.
If the discomfort or problem stops when you take out the lenses, you should examine them closely for damage, dirt or other impurities. If the problem continues, consult your optometrist immediately.
Any of the symptoms above can indicate a serious condition such as infection or corneal ulcer that may cause damage to your eyes. Prompt diagnosis and treatment is essential to avoid serious damage to your eyes. Remember that symptoms are warning signs. Remove the lenses immediately when the symptoms appear.
If your lenses are causing discomfort, do not wear them. You can read the Tips and Guide for more details.
How long should I wear the lenses?
You should only wear your lenses up to six (6) hours at a time and always keep them in a contact lens case with multipurpose solution when you are not wearing them. You must remove your lenses before sleeping.
How to choose right colour contacts?
A - Do you want others to notice your eye color and ask you about it OR
B - you want others to somehow know there is something different about you but not so sure what it is!
If A ~You want color contacts that will immediately notice by others, you may want to have color contacts violet, green or blue.
If your skin, hair, and natural eye colors have cool, blue-red undertones, you might choose a warm-toned contact lens such as light brown.
If your skin is dark, you might choose bright-colored lenses.
Choose a contact lens color that will stand out from the shadow and mascara colors you like to wear.
If B~ You want natural look and only have a subtle change.You may choose color contacts in green and gray if you have blue eyes.
Another option is an enhancer lens in blue, which would define the edges of your iris and deepen your natural color, but not change it dramatically.
If your skin, hair, makeup and natural eye colors are warm-toned, you might choose a warm color contact lens such as hazel to match and blend in.